volume 14 number pages 989-1015 edition
Hastings International and Comprehensive Law Review
ape; BUSHMEAT; chimpanzee; CITES; gorilla; gorillas; great ape; international trade; law enforcement; policy; population; primate; TRADE
Countries and dealers frequently circumvent CITES protection for endangered and threatened species because of loopholes, noncompliance, legal circumvention and reservations. The author points to the growing trade in bushmeat as an example of how great ape populations are threatened by CITES non-compliance.